We’re excited to let you know that Renaissance Ribbons has put together a special kit you can purchase with the exact Tula Pink fabric and ribbons we used to make our super cute sample apron. Check out the link in the tutorial.
A bed runner is a decorative throw for the foot of the bed. It’s lovely to look at, and it helps protect a fancier full-size quilt or bedspread. You can…
Tall and narrow, but still generous enough to easily hold the tallest of Rieslings and the roundest of Champagne bottles, our fabric wine bags are a fabulous way…
When you focus on one thing, you get pretty darn good at it. One summer during childhood, my pal, Marilyn and I spent every day going around in…
Hearing about new sewing machines is always exciting, but when you hear about a model that has been specifically designed with the comfort and needs of the power…
Create a fun, colorful, insulated lunch bag that features a bold monogram clearly stating, “That’s my PB&J, dude… hands off.” We combine a linen-blend solid with a striking quilting cotton on the outside, wipe-clean rip stop inside.
Definitely a Sewing Survival Skill! With the right presser feet and accessories, an understanding of seam grading, and the patience to go slowly and carefully, you can sew like a pro through thick and thin.
For the unique shoulder bag, a purchased skinny belt becomes the strap and a large, monochromatic embroidered medallion adorns the front pocket as well as the lining pocket, creating a secret pop of pretty on the inside.
Life can get a little sticky. In sewing, it’s the surfaces of specialty fabrics, like laminates that love to drag across your presser foot and/or needle plate, causing stitching to bunch or break. Janome Ultra Glide to the rescue.
Narrow tucks, called pintucks when they are super narrow, are often used in heirloom sewing, but they can add a lovely detail to many projects. Did you know you can create the look quickly and easily with your Quarter Inch foot?
This unique apron pulls together three embellishment techniques: embroidery, decorative stitching, and quilting. We also added form-flattering pleats underneath the waistband and darts in the lower bodice.
A beautiful little zippered clutch is the go-everywhere kind of accessory that’s a snap to make and a joy to give. This version has an chic vintage look thanks to delicate cross stitch embellishment.
This project gives you three different decorative stitching options to try, and we’ve included three template downloads to re-create our exact designs. Vary the fabric, thread colors, and stitch patterns for dozens of options.
Decorative stitching against a neutral canvas gives this slouchy bucket bag a great hipster style. We also incorporated long, soft tassels at the sides and front made from the belted cording. We include all the steps.